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AMBUSH PREDATORS OF THE WETLANDS

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY

Great Blue Herons, northern water snakes, snapping turtles, Great Egrets and American bullfrogs all share a common trait. They are five of the most commonly seen ambush predators of Oakland County wetlands. 569 more words

2015

Beauty and the Beast

Deer Jayne and I marveled at the beauties of Radnor this morning, pink thistles, yellow coneflowers and evening primroses.

Then we ran into Snapping Turtle Giganticus! 45 more words

Pets And Animals

The Snapper

As I watched this snapping turtle lay her eggs, I wondered how old she was. Some live up to a century, but I think this one saw the dinosaurs. 15 more words

Adirondacks

First camping trip of 2015 - Milford Lake Kansas

A couple of weekends ago I finally got around to taking the first camping trip of the year. The weather this spring has not co-operated with my scheduled days off. 501 more words

Fishing

Beware the Oppressor

Going up the dirt road to the farm this week I met a snapping turtle. He(or she) was crossing when i stopped to get a closer look. 311 more words

Daily Devotion

Hike #2 -- Tamarack Nature Center -- 3 Miles

The second park I chose to hike in with The Traveler was a nature park in a suburban area just north of Saint Paul. We’ve visited this park before. 498 more words

Families Outdoors